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9 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you find a cheap room for a 1 night stay like us, it should be fine. Staff and service not very polite and the room was... ok. Except dirty windows and the dirty bathroom. If next time have a very cheap room, maybe i will go back.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Honestly, I'm not one to make negative reviews but because we stayed in a room of a similar price somewhere else then came here... it was a massive disappointment. It was bare - both corridors and rooms felt like you were in a prison block. The bathroom had make up covered hand prints on the doors and the shower was... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the worst hotel!! I have been too , the food layed out from 17.00 until 21.00 without being touched by the staff I was there for a week and all I had to eat was chips every meal including breakfast, you see I am vegan and even though vegan meals had been ordered the Manager said they could... More 

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10 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location good 12 min walk to Princess Street. Car Parking. Hotel ok, do not pay over the odds though. Basic rooms but en-suite, clean, warm and good beds. Small public areas. reception, bar and restaurant all two small for size of hotel, some staff quite abrupt but not as far as being rude.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As above really. Older Chap with darkened glasses punched the wall and swore after we returned with the wrong key to our room . Room was basic , a little dusty on the edges. Heater inadequate for size of room

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great value, clean rooms. Having frequented this hotel a few times a month over the last year. My previous visits has been most enjoyable. Unfortunately my last visit has made me decide to no longer use this hotel. As I walked in to the reception at 11pm. There stood an white haired elderly man on the far right staring at... More 

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend stayed at this hotel for the weekend as it was my birthday weekend away. We arrived and got a nice greeting from the reception. A good deal on the breakfast at a lower price than we would have paid on the day. When actually going to have the breakfast, it was good the first day but... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here as a cheap deal so can't really complain as it does what it says on the tin. Could do with a lick of paint as it's pretty grubby. Our bathroom was very mouldy probably due to no ventilation. Staff were helpful and a cab was only the push of a button away.

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Airdrie
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel room was freezing staff apart from night shift manager couldn't care less reported faults to day shift manager and receptionist would have been better talking to a brick wall all the did was tell lies and ignored or problem with room being frozen and heater not working properly draughts from windows had to use towels to... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked to stay here on the 19th of November for 1 night. It was awful! When I arrived I went to reception to be sneered at that check in didn't open until 3pm, I told them I had pre arranged and paid for an early check in. After 10 minutes of waiting for them to find my reservation they... More 

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the banks of the Waters of Leith in the West end of Edinburgh City Centre, the Britannia Hotel Edinburgh has 178 bedrooms and is conveniently located within easy reach of many of the city's major attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Britannia Edinburgh Hotel

Address: 69 Belford Rd, Edinburgh EH4 3DG, Scotland (Formerly Belford Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: £27 - £164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Britannia Edinburgh Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 178
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Also Known As:
Travelodge Edinburgh West End Hotel Edinburgh
Edinburgh Travelodge
Edinburgh Travel Lodge
Britannia Edinburgh Hotel Scotland
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“stay away from this hotel”
  • screws loose
  • handle ready to fall off
  • dirty floor never cleaned
 of 5 bubbles georgebH8957EK, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure your room has a window and is not on the lower floors”
 of 5 bubbles G1927IHMarc_H, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“our double room was actually two single beds put together, not very comfortable in the middle”
 of 5 bubbles 831juliad, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Tell them at reception that you want a non smoking room.”
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 of 5 bubbles TartanWanderer, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I think a higher floor would be better than basement ones.”
 of 5 bubbles cmmcle, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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